Communication Sciences and Speech Disorders program wins state awards

February 5, 2016 by | Science and Health

Chapman University’s Communication Sciences and Speech Disorders program in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences has won three awards from the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The honors include: Outstanding Achievement in Speech and Language; Program of the Year, in recognition of the program’s work at the Scottish Rite Childhood Language Center in Santa Ana,

Improving local government to be focus at annual Chapman conference

February 4, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University’s Department of Political Science will present its second annual Local Government Conference, “Reimagining Local Government,” on Thursday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Keynote speaker will be Alex Padilla, California Secretary of State. Expert panelists and moderators will examine why local government matters, even as Washington tends to command more media

Love (and Law) is in the air More than a few Fowler Law School alumni tie the knot with a little help from Associate Dean Jayne Kacer

February 3, 2016 by | Campus Life

Jayne Kacer was, understandably, nervous at her first wedding. Having just wrapped up wedding number seven, Kacer, Dale E. Fowler School of Law adjunct faculty and the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Administration, says it doesn’t get any easier – she still gets butterflies. “I get them every time,” Kacer says. She pauses for a

Will he spill Taco Bell’s Super Bowl beans? Not a chance. But food scientist Brad Natsume offers a peek into the idea labs that create the chain's zesty flavors

February 3, 2016 by | Science and Health

The food scientists tucked deep in the headquarters of fast food giant Taco Bell have been cooking up secret surprises. Not the least of which is a mysterious menu item ballyhooed this week in a flurry of clever teaser videos that pile on the secrecy like a scoop of extra salsa. The big reveal is

Faculty Notes, Jan. 29, 2016

January 29, 2016 by | Faculty Notes

We welcome all faculty news and notes. Please submit them online using the Faculty Notes Submission Form. Mark Axelrod, Ph.D., professor, Department of English, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, was invited to submit his poetry for the Venezia: Poesia e Luce event produced by Marco Nereo Rotelli. Axelrod attended and read at the

Students cover the field of sports journalism in interterm course

January 29, 2016 by Emily Ekman '17 | Arts and Culture

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey took the time out of his training schedule to visit a Chapman University sports journalism class on Wednesday, Jan. 20. His cheerful demeanor and excitement to share his career and experiences with students was met with eagerness and admiration. Harvey was just of several special guest speakers who spoke

University Singers concert tour is over, but the message of sweet lyrics sings on

January 28, 2016 by The Rev. Nancy Brink, Director of Church Relations | Arts and Culture

The University Singers’ interterm concert tour always leaves its listeners thinking. In her essay the Rev. Nancy Brink, director of church relations, reflects on the sweet comfort of one song in particular. DULCET, adjective, (especially of sound) sweet, soothing. Dulcet. It is not a word you hear every day. But in the finale number of